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2016 MILLENNIAL MEMO (July 29, 2015): Keeping tabs on higher education debates

Share Button2016 MILLENNIAL MEMO (July 29, 2015) 467 days to go… Happy Wednesday, Millennial Memo readers. We’re t-minus one week and one day away from kicking off debate season, so yours truly is escaping for a little R&R this weekend before …
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A New Era in Healthcare for the Formerly Incarcerated

Share Button  By: Brittany Claybrooks Thursday, June 25, 2015, was one for the books. Not only was it the day the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits, which make health insurance more affordable, were upheld by the Supreme Court, but it was also …
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2016 MILLENNIAL MEMO (July 22, 2015): Keeping tabs on higher education debates

Share Button2016 MILLENNIAL MEMO (July 22, 2015) 474 days to go… With higher education and student debt developments a plenty on the campaign trail, I’m cutting right to the chase this week. Be sure to share Millennial Memo with your colleagues, friends, …
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Don't Forget the Fine Print: The Economy Isn't Recovering for Everyone

june 2015 jobs numbersBy KellyAnn Kirkpatrick (Boston University, 2015) The economy may be in a strong upturn, but people often forget to read the fine print. The fine print beneath the headlines reads something like “with the exception of Millennials, in particular African American, …
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2016 Millennial Memo (July 15, 2015): Keeping tabs on higher education debates

Share Button2016 MILLENNIAL MEMO (7/15/2015) 481 days to go… Because I’m still on a high from the TSwift concert at Nats Park this past Monday, here is a fun fact for the week: Taylor Swift sends fans $1,989 to help pay their student …
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From Huffington Post: Work Study Isn't Setting Up Students For Jobs The Way It's Supposed To

Share ButtonBy Daniela Villarreal (Florida State University, 2016) The job-training program, known as Federal Work Study (FWS), is supposed to help college and university students like me to build foundational skills in our fields of study. Unfortunately, the program, which began …
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The FAFSA Isn’t Bad, It Just Needs A Slight Makeover

By Guadalupe Triana (Lewis and Clark College, 2016) Not too long ago I was celebrating the end of the semester and waiting for my 21st birthday. Right now, I’m concerned with getting things right before my senior year and making …
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2016 Millennial Memo (July 8, 2015): Keeping tabs on higher education debates

Share Button2016 MILLENNIAL MEMO (July 8, 2015) 488 days to go… Welcome back, Millennial Memo readers. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and were able to enjoy a little time off with family and friends. 62. No, that not …
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2016 Millennial Memo (July 1, 2015): Keeping tabs on higher education debates

Share Button2016 Millennial Memo (July 1, 2015) 495 days to go… Good morning, patriots! Before you get your Independence and inner-Joey Chestnut on, check out this week’s Millennial Memo for all things 2016 and student debt. Be sure to share Millennial …
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With SCOTUS Ruling Comes Responsibility for 20-Somethings

By Guadalupe Triana (Lewis and Clark College, 2016) Last Thursday marked a significant win for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It wasn’t just a big victory for the roughly 16 million people who have benefited from affordable care since the …
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